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Hot Jobs You Might Not Know About

The high unemployment rate probably makes everyone nervous, but it can be particularly stressful if you’re trying to make a decision about your course of study in college. No one wants to invest a lot of time and money into a profession that is in a slump. Even though we can’t be 100% certain about […]

Is a College Education Really Worth It?

Everywhere you look these days, there’s an article or talking head questioning the value of a college education. They often use examples of recent graduates who have a bachelor’s degree but no job. I can relate. When I graduated from college in 1981, it was the worst recession on record at the time since the […]

Online Courses: Are They Right for You?

If you work full time, have a busy family life, or simply don’t have reliable transportation, taking your college courses online can sound like an appealing option. In fact, FRCC has one of the most extensive and comprehensive online programs of any community college. However, before you decide to turn your computer into a classroom, […]

An Interactive Game Approach to Teaching

Traditionally, most college classes go something like this: 1) the student reads the textbook and comes to class, 2) the instructor lectures, and 3) the student goes home to try his or her hand at applying the knowledge from the textbook and lecture (in other words, homework). What if you were able to really dig […]

How to be a Successful Student

Over the last couple of years, I’ve asked several students what habits have made a difference for them, what has made them successful. Here’s what they said. Don’t get behind! This goes without saying, right? It’s also easier said than done. Make it a priority this semester to attend every class meeting (or check in […]

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